Positive

Meera quickly got ready. It was a beautiful morning and she had a job interview. She dressed up in a beautiful pastel salwar kameez and bowed to god before leaving the house. Her father, who was a tailor, wasn’t very happy. “Why do you keep giving job interviews? I sent you to school because you […]

Maternal

She had lived a solitary life, with no family to call her own. Her students had been her children. But now, as she was nearing retirement,she was scared of the emptiness that would envelop her She was out for her morning walk, with such melancholic thoughts When there was a big ruckus behind some bushes […]

Jealousy

I was jealous of him and very very angry. I sneeked in the room, he was lying quietly on the bed He smelled so sweet and looked cuddly, being all wrapped up I had decided that I will scream and scare him away Then mom would only love me, just like it used to be. […]

Bewitched and Bewildered

Ever since she lay her eyes on it, she couldn’t stay away from it Blank at one moment and alive with colours the next, it was the best magic that she had ever seen. The glitzy colourful images danced in front of her and she was bewitched She was in love with it and yearned […]

Ashamed – When your greatest desire becomes your biggest burden

She was a celebrity, an icon in her field Many looked up to her as a young achiever But she couldn’t bear to see herself in the mirror Coz, her popularity was based on the biggest farce ever In her hunger to prove herself and be famous She had fabricated an exclusive story, She knew […]